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China continues African trade and investment push, despite some public backlash

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Africa, China
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  • June 8 2011

China’s already significant trade and investment interests in the African continent are expected to surge in 2011, with total trade value likely to exceed the US$115 billion in Sino-African trade in 2010

New efforts to improve standards for steel, petrochemicals and other sectors in China

  • White & Case LLP
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  • China
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  • June 8 2011

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued the Work Priorities on Standardization in 2011 (the “Priorities”) on May 9, 2011 to guide efforts to develop and implement a state-of-the-art standard system in China that addresses each step in the supply chain or the production process and covers all products and new technologies

Will a new “comprehensive strategic partnership” make any difference in the China-South Africa trade relationship?

  • White & Case LLP
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  • China, South Africa
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  • September 13 2010

South African President Jacob Zuma and Chinese President Hu Jintao on August 24 signed a bilateral agreement that calls for a new "comprehensive strategic partnership" and increased trade, investment, and other "soft" improvements in cooperation, including education and cultural exchange, between the two countries

China likely to adjust export rebates applicable to energy intensive and pollution generating products

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • China
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  • September 13 2010

China's Vice Minister of Commerce indicated in an August 11 press conference that the Chinese government likely will curtail export rebates applicable to energy intensive and pollution generating products

China tables revised offer to join WTO Agreement on Government Procurement

  • White & Case LLP
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  • China
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  • September 13 2010

On July 9, 2010, China submitted its revised offer to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA

MOFCOM announces appointment of China international trade representative

  • White & Case LLP
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  • China
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  • September 13 2010

On August 16, 2010, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced the State Council's appointment of Vice Minister of Commerce, Gao Hucheng, as the ministerial-level China International Trade Representative (CITR), Vice Minister of Commerce of Zhong Shan as Assistant Minister of Commerce and Chong Quan as vice ministerial-level deputy CITRs

China and Taiwan sign landmark trade agreement

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • China, Taiwan
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  • July 14 2010

On June 29, 2010, China and Taiwan signed an Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) in Chongqing, China

China furthers trade and investment facilitation with Hong Kong and Macau

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • China, Hong Kong, Macau
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  • July 14 2010

The Chinese government on May 27 and 28 signed final enhancements (the Supplements VII) to the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements (CEPAs) with Hong Kong and Macau

China eliminates export rebates on certain products, effective July 15

  • White & Case LLP
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  • China
  • -
  • July 14 2010

China's Ministry of Finance and State Taxation Administration announced on June 22 a joint decision to revoke export rebates ranging from 5 to 17 percent covering over 400 exported items

China eliminates import tariffs for 33 least developed countries

  • White & Case LLP
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  • China
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  • July 14 2010

China’s Ministry of Finance on June 23 announced its decision to eliminate tariffs covering over 4,000 products imported from 33 least developed countries (LDCs